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Preston rated one of the most congested cities in UK

Preston was one of the most congested towns and cities in the UK last year, a study has found.
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Crash on the M6 northbound causing delays

Crash on M6 causing delays

A busy section of the M6 is seeing long delays after a crash earlier today.

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Drivers are experiencing delays this morning

Delays on M6 Northbound after accident blocks lane

Drivers experienced delays after an accident on the Northbound M6.
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Broken down horse trailer temporarily shuts M6

The M6 was closed south of Preston earlier this afternoon to allow for a horse to be moved from a broken down trailer to a replacement, police said.

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Child car seat regulations  everything you need to know about this years changes

Child car seat regulations – everything you need to know about this year’s changes

The new rules around child car seats are causing widespread confusion among parents and carers – despite the fact that the bit that most people are talking about isn’t really new at all.
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Roadworks with traffic lights on Eastway, Preston, are causing misery to commuters

Preston’s Eastway roadworks will take longer - due to cold weather

Overnight road closures planned for this weekend in north Preston have been rescheduled due to the anticipated cold weather.

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Potholes on Market Place, Longridge

Highways bosses vow to assess pothole ridden roads

Highways bosses at Lancashire County Council have responded to criticisms over the state of roads in Longridge and have vowed to survey areas of major concern.

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Police were called to the incident at around 6.10am

Man dies after being 'struck by train'

Police were called to a fatality after a man was "struck by a train" in Penwortham.
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An accident happened at junction 31a

Delays on northbound M6 after accident

Three vehicles have collided on the northbound carriageway of the M6 this morning, say police.
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A four-vehicle accident is affecting traffic this morning

Delays on M6 after accident at Broughton

Drivers experienced delays after two lanes were blocked on the M6 following a four-vehicle accident.
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Longridge residents are furious with the state of repair of many of the town's main roads

A hole lot of misery

“We’ve waited long enough!” Longridge residents are continuing their battle against Lancashire County Council over the ‘dangerous’ pot holes peppered on the market town’s main roads.
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Transport Secretary Chris Grayling.

Chris Grayling: My high-speed vision for future of Yorkshire transport

THIS is a region with a pioneering transport history. During the 19th century, not only did Yorkshire change the way we made goods – it changed the way we transported them too. Transport gave industry in Yorkshire the competitive advantage it required to flourish. It opened up labour markets. It slashed the cost of raw materials. And it brought customers closer.

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M-way delays after serious multi-vehicle pile-up

M-way delays after serious multi-vehicle pile-up

Drivers were faced with motorway misery in both directions on the M6 near Preston tonight following two serious collisions, one involving several vehicles.

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One person was trapped in their car after a crash on the M6 northbound near Charnock Richard.
Photo: Lancashire Fire and Rescue

Ice warning after serious crashes on Lancashire’s motorways

Police have issued a warning about icy conditions after several crashes on the county’s motorway network.

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Cycling at Brockholes as part of Helping Nature and Health campaign from the Wildlife Trust

County gets £9m to spend on cycle schemes

​Lancashire folk are being encouraged to cycle and walk to work thanks to cash awards to local authorities in the county.

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An 11-year-old girl died in the accident

Girl, 11, dies in three-vehicle crash on M61

A child has died following a horror crash involving three vehicles on the M61, say police.
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Two lanes closed on Southbound M6

Delays on M6 after crane fire

Two lanes were closed on the M6 after a blaze started on a mobile crane, say police.
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There will be no weekend trains between Blackpool and Preston

Lancashire MP demands help during weekend rail closures

​A Lancashire MP has demanded clear signage and proper disabled access for train passengers as weekend rail closures begin.

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Next week's roadworks

NORTH WEST ROADWORKS: 23-29 January 2017

Here are all planned roadworks across the region from Monday January, 23 to Sunday January, 29 2017.
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Nobody is thought to have been seriously injured in the incident.

All lanes re-opened after car smash on Southbound M6

All lanes have now re-opened following an earlier accident on the M6, say police.
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